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What can I do to get off the public registry?

As an individual? Not much. Because the courts have deemed public registration regulatory, rather than punitive, most states do not provide any means for appealing your registration status. As a collective, we do have several options. First, we can initiate a legal challenge on various constitutional grounds. Second, we can build a coalition of like-minded community people and propose new laws that correct some or all of the most egregious problems with public registration. Third, we can find ways to educate the general public on the truth about registered persons, and dispel the media hype that is largely responsible for that Scarlet Letter.